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Summer Reading Requirements

Memorial High School Incoming Students Grades 9-12
Suggested Summer Reading

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Summer Reading Requirements for Incoming Honors' Classes


* Please pick up your readings from the assigned Honors teachers unless indicated otherwise.

Grade Reading Assignment
English 9 Honors (Miss Tsiaklis) 1984 by George Orwell (books will be given out by Mr. Jimenez at the Middle School Project Guidelines on S. Tsiaklis' Teacher Webpage
English 10 Honors (Miss Hoffman) The Book Thief byt Markus Zusak; Forgotten Fire by Adam Bagdasarian Project Guidelines on L. Hoffman's Teacher Webpage
English 11 Honors (Mr. Alonso) Grendel by John Gardner; Frankenstein by Mary Shelley; The Stranger by Albert Camus TBA on the first day of class (hint: Existential focus on readings)
English 11 STEAM Honors (Miss Hoffman) Eistein by Walter Isaacson; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon Project Guidelines on L. Hoffman's Teacher Webpage
English 11 AP (Mr. Alonso) Grendel by John Gardner; Frankenstein by Mary Shelley; The Stranger by Albert Camus TBA on the first day of class (hint: Existential focus on readings)
English 12 Shakespeare Honors (Mrs. Alfonso) Titus Andronicus y William Shakespeare; The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare TBA on the first day of class
English 12 Honors (Mrs. Gutshteyn-Gomez) Siddhartha by Hemann Hesse; Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston; The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch TBA on the first day of class
English 12 AP (Mrs. Moore) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - to be discussed using AP Lit prompts - most have read in 11 AP, if not, must read; A Raisin in the Sun by L. Hansberry; Wuthering Heights by Bronte See teacher website.  Assignments 2nd week of school

You may also visit the sites below to read books online or visit the Public Library.

www.pagebypagebooks.com
www.classicreader.com